Whats is VRBO’s Premier Host Program?

Premier Host, akin to Airbnb’s Superhost program, is a complimentary initiative that helps recognise property hosts who consistent deliver exceptional stays for guests. Upon meeting the eligibility criteria, hosts will automatically become part of this exclusive program.

Premier Hosts are distinguished by a badge displayed on their listing. VRBO also introduce the Premier Host filter, allowing guests to refine their search and view only properties that have obtained Premier Host status. This feature empowers guests to make informed decisions, ensuring a premium selection of properties by hosts committed to providing exceptional experiences.

Eligibility Criteria

To attain Premier Host status, each listing within your account must meet the following benchmarks:

  • Maintain an average review rating of 4.4 or higher.
  • Achieve a booking acceptance rate of 95% or above.
  • Sustain an owner-initiated cancellation rate of 1% or lower.
  • Have a minimum of 3 VRBO reviews.
  • Secure at least 5 bookings or 60 booked nights.
  • Premier Host Perks

Is it worth being a Premier Host?

The advantages of being a Premier Host extend to all properties within your account, encompassing:

  • A distinguished Premier Host badge.
  • Inclusion in the Premier Host filter for enhanced visibility.
  • Participation in the Boost program designed to optimise your search position.
  • Premier Host Filter

Plus the program is free, and you only need to maintain your high standards.

Quarterly Evaluations

To ensure the quality remains high for hosts consistently providing exceptional guest experiences, VRBO conducts quarterly assessments. These assessments occur on 1st February, 1st May , 1st August, and 1st November.

Ensure your keep those reviews high and get into the Premier Host program today and elevate your hosting experience to new heights.